Man On the Moon - Movie Premiere Press Release


Seeing Stars: Movie Premieres


WThursday December 16, 3:42 pm Eastern Time

Company Press Release

SOURCE: Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures Hosts the West Coast Premiere of Jersey Films' 'Man on the Moon,' Starring Jim Carrey, on Monday, December 20

to Benefit Comic Relief and Artists Rights Foundation

WHAT: The West Coast Premiere of Universal Pictures' and Jersey

Pictures' ``Man on the Moon,'' to benefit Comic Relief and

Artists Rights Foundation. Academy Award(TM)-winning director

Milos Forman and Golden Globe-winning scribes Scott Alexander

and Larry Karaszewski bring a distinctive vision to ``Man on the

Moon,`` starring Jim Carrey as the late Andy Kaufman, who was

considered the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic comic

of his time. Man on the Moon opens nationwide on Wednesday,

December 22, 1999.

        Comic Relief, Inc. is a non-profit organization created in 1986
        by comedy writer-producer Bob Zmuda to raise funds for and
        awareness of America's growing homeless population.  The
        Artists Rights Foundation, which was founded in 1991 by the
        Directors Guild of America, seeks to safeguard the rights of
        film artists and protect their works from alteration.

WHO:    Man on the Moon stars Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Courtney Love
        and Paul Giamatti will join director Milos Forman,
        screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, producers
        Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher, executive producers George
        Shapiro, Howard West and Michael Hausman, co-executive producer
        Bob Zmuda and REM's Michael Stipe and Mike Mills.

        Other celebrity guests include: Ben Stiller, Roseanne, Rodney
        Dangerfield, Fran Drescher, Michael Richards, Rob Reiner, Julia
        Louis-Dreyfus, Norm MacDonald, Richard Lewis, Carl Reiner,
        Frances Fisher, Jeff Conaway, Maria Conchita Alonso, Paul
        Shaffer, Ahmad Rashad, Rob Zombie and many others.

WHERE:  Mann's Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Blvd.

WHEN:   Monday, December 20
        Celebrity arrivals       6:30 p.m.
        Screening begins         7:30 p.m.

CONTACTS: Television: Roz Stevenson, 818-777-1392, Print: Amanda Scholer, 818-777-0641, Photographers: Bette Einbinder, 818-777-3226, Online: Todd Turner, 818-777-3002

SOURCE: Universal Pictures

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